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East Toowoomba
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Queens Park, 2014
Population 5,676 (2011 census)
 • Density 1,351/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Location 2 km (1 mi) E of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around East Toowoomba:
North Toowoomba Mount Lofty Mount Lofty
Toowoomba City East Toowoomba Redwood
South Toowoomba South Toowoomba Rangeville

East Toowoomba is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 2 kilometres (1 mi) from the central business district. At the 2011 Australian Census they recorded a population of 5,675. The east and south of the suburb is crossed by the Warrego Highway.


  • Clive Berghofer Stadium, previously known as Athletic Oval and named for former Toowoomba mayor Clive Berghofer (1982–1992), and primarily used for rugby league games;
  • St Vincent's Hospital, a private hospital established in 1922 by the Sisters of Charity;
  • Queens Park and Botanical Gardens, a heritage-listed reserve established in 1869.

Heritage listings

There are a number of heritage-listed sites in East Toowoomba, including:

  • 80 Campbell Street: Whyembah
  • 4-6 Fernside Street: Fernside
  • 43-79 Lindsay Street: Queens Park
  • 24-60 Margaret Street: Toowoomba Grammar School
  • 73 Margaret Street: Bishop's House
  • 90 Margaret Street: Old Toowoomba Court House
  • 124 Margaret Street: Toowoomba Technical College
  • 112 Mary Street: Gowrie House
  • 9 Phillip Street: Millbrook
  • 9-13 Tourist Road: Unara

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